The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has donated 400 bags of assorted grains to inmates at the Gusau Correctional facility as his Ramadan and Sallah welfare to them.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Director-General Media, Yusuf Idris Gusau, on Monday.
The statement noted that the items included 100 bags of rice, 100 bags of maize, 100 bags of millet and 100 bags of sugar.
Represented by the Commissioner of Special Duties, Hon. Lawal Abubakar, the governor called on the inmates to consider their stay in the facility as part of their destiny in life, admonishing them to use their experience to reflect on their lives so that they will be good citizens after their prison terms.
He also urged them to continue to pray for the peace and development of both the state and the nation noting that people who are in castration get their prayers answered by Allah quickly.
He said his administration will continue to make the state better and conducive for investors who will bring more employment opportunities to the state thereby eliminating all forms of crime.
Receiving the items, the Deputy Comptroller, DCC Yunusa Ibrahim Ada, thanked the governor for the donation assuring that it will be judiciously utilised.
Ada told the governor that both the warders and the inmates have been praying for the governor to rid the state of all crimes.
The presentation was attended by the Commissioner of Information, Hon Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, Director-General Protocols, Alhaji Aliyu Sani Bk, Director-General Press Affairs, Mallam Yusuf Idris Gusau, Director General New Media Ibrahim Bello Zauma and Press Secretary to the Governor, Jamilu Iliyasu B/Magaji among others.
Earlier in the day, the governor donated 170 bags each of sugar and assorted grains to the state’s Council of Chiefs as well as 300 bags of assorted grains to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) state Working Committee all in the spirit of the Ramadan fast.
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